Advanced Mechatronics Engineering Technology

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CWI Advanced Mechatronics Engineering Technology

CWI is a core education partner with Micron Technology, Inc. Start here for a rewarding career in a fast-paced, high-tech industry.
I had excellent instructors who provided real-world examples from their own experiences working in business and industry. My education opened doors. Jim Bell, Program Graduate
I really enjoyed my experience obtaining my Associate of Applied Science degree. The curriculum covered a wide variety of electronics-based career fields. Robert J. Dunfee

Program Exploration Event

Interested in a career in Advanced Mechatronics Engineering Technology?  Join us on Oct. 10 or Nov. 16, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at the Nampa Campus Micron Education Center in room 223 to:

  • Learn more about this program, and meet the faculty.
  • Meet industry leaders, and hear about career opportunities.
  • Understand how education in this career field benefits you.
  • Get tips on how to prepare for a successful start.
  • Take a tour of the lab space and technology.



College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) Advanced Mechatronics Engineering Technology program provides hands-on, quality training in the fundamentals of engineering combining mechanical, electrical, computer, and software skills to work with smart technologies such as robots, automated systems, and computer-integrated manufacturing equipment.

Top-Level, Industry-Specific Skills Training

Gain a competitive edge with skills employers are looking for in the in-demand electronics and mechanical technology field. Completion of this program qualifies you for a career as a technician in industries such as:

  • manufacturing
  • product distribution and fulfillment
  • biomedical
  • U.S. defense
  • research and development
  • and more

Get Started

Begin your journey to a high-tech career with great earning potential today! Contact us to learn more.

Micron Core Education Partner

As the core education partner with Micron Technology, Inc. (Micron), CWI is excited to lead efforts in delivering top-level education and skills training to students in support of the company's recently announced $15 billion expansion in Boise.

CWI's Advanced Mechatronics Engineering Technology program qualifies for Micron's Registered Apprenticeship Program. To learn more about the apprenticeship opportunity and benefits, including having your education costs covered while gaining relevant industry experience, visit Micron's job postings.

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New Students

Complete the following steps to get started in the Advanced Mechantronics Engineering Technology program:

  • Apply to CWI selecting Advanced Mechantronics Engineering Technology as your planned major. 
  • Attend a Program Exploration event to learn about the program, register for classes, and prepare for success.

Flexible Options

Find the flexibility you need with online learning and hands-on lab activities.

Basic Technical Certificate

  • Learn at your own pace with online lectures.
  • Complete hands-on lab activities with at-home equipment and online demonstration videos.
  • Attend face-to-face lab sessions each week.

Associate of Applied Science

  • Enhance your Basic Technical Certificate with in-person training the second year to earn an Associate of Applied Science.
  • Choose classes on a staggering schedule and alternating class days designed to work around part- or full-time employment.

Preview Current Class Offerings


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College of Western Idaho celebrated National Apprentice Week by hosting Micron Technology, Inc. to showcase possible careers, pathways, education, and preparation for future jobs to students.

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